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4464 Bittern at over 90mph

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My pal from TWR Video and I ventured into Lincolnshire yesterday to witness A4 pacific loco 4464 Bittern on the last of her three high-speed runs. It was rather a long way to go for one shot, and we lengthened … Continue reading

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Vol. 61: The Great Britain VI, Part 1

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A 9-day tour of the country. In part 1, days 1-5, from London to Salisbury, Exeter, Newquay, Gloucester, Cardiff, the Central Wales line, Chester, Carlisle, Edinburgh and Aberdeen. Featuring: 34067 Tangmere Black Fives 44871 & 45407 60009 Union Of South … Continue reading

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Vol. 59: Mainline 2012, BR Locomotives

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Featuring: 70000 Britannia 70013 Oliver Cromwell 71000 Duke Of Gloucester YouTube clips: Oliver Cromwell on The Weymouth Seaside Express Oliver Cromwell on The Cotswold Venturer Available on DVD and Blu-ray Disc

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Vol. 58: Mainline 2012, LNER Locomotives

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Featuring: 4464 Bittern 61994 The Great Marquess on a train to Blaenau Ffestiniog and on the Settle-Carlisle line 60163 Tornado in BR green and blue liveries. YouTube clips: Bittern on a summer’s evening Tornado’s first run in BR blue Available … Continue reading

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Vol. 57: Mainline 2012, LMS Locomotives

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Featuring: Black Fives 44871, 44932, 45305 & 45407 – on the Settle-Carlise line, in Wiltshire and on the Central Wales line. 46233 Duchess Of Sutherland – on her mainline test, between Derby and York and on Shap. 6201 Princess Elizabeth … Continue reading

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Suzuki GS500F Motorbike For Sale – Now Sold!

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I’m pleased to report that my friend has sold her motorbike. I’ve left the video on YouTube as a sort of keep-sake:  GS500F on YouTube 2005 Suzuki GS500F, 2 cyl, 4-stroke. One previous owner (i.e. 2 in total). Tax until Aug ’13, … Continue reading

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Vol. 55: Mainline 2012, Southern Locomotives

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Featuring: 34067 Tangmere on Shap and the S&C, by Southern and Western routes to Weymouth, on the Royal Duchy and three winter trains from or to Bristol. 35028 Clan Line with the VSOE Pullmans in Surrey, Oxfordshire and Berkshire, and … Continue reading

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Vol. 54: Mainline 2011, 3-Cylinder Pacific Locomotives

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Three of the fastest and most powerful steam locos at work on the British mainline today. 71000 Duke of Gloucester on the West Coast Mainline and along the coast of South Wales. 4492 Dominion Of New Zealand (actually 60019 Bittern … Continue reading

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Vol 53: Mainline 2011, BR Standard Class 7 Locos

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Featuring the two survivor’s of British Railways’ first class of Standard locomotives Fresh from overhaul, painted unlined black and without nameplates (as during her first few months in service in 1951), 70000 Britannia proved powerful and reliable during 2011. She … Continue reading

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Vol 52: Mainline 2011, LMS Locomotives

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Featuring seven LMS locos and one BR Standard: Black Fives 44932, 44871, 45305 and 45407 5690 Leander 8F 48151 6201 Princess Elizabeth 70013 Oliver Cromwell Filmed on the Settle & Carlisle line, Shap, Saddleworth, York, in Devon and Cornwall, Hampshire … Continue reading

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